Coronavirus BOA FAQs for patients

A message from the British Orthopaedic Association to people waiting for joint replacement and other orthopaedic surgery  

We are acutely aware of the growing waiting lists that are affecting all planned surgery, but particularly orthopaedics (bone and joint treatment) which has the largest overall waiting list of any individual specialty. We have recently heard from people who are on waiting lists in very difficult situations and others who have been struggling to seek information about how long they might have to continue waiting. The message we have been hearing is one of concern, frustration and a lack of information. We know some hospitals have been actively supporting people waiting for surgery, but this advice has not been in place everywhere.

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